Saving mammals: unlocking the secrets to feral cat control
- Mornington-Marion Downs | Piccaninny Plains | Newhaven | Wongalara
- Field Program
- Feral cat and fox control
"Saving mammals: unlocking the secret to feral cat control" - Wildlife Australia, Autumn 2016
Related sanctuary field updates
Scientists estimate feral cats kill an average of 58 birds per square kilometre every year in Australia’s arid zones. Birds which nest or feed close to the ground, like this Zebra Finch, are most vulnerable to predation.
Listen to AWC’s Chief Executive Atticus Fleming talking about the problem on ABC Alice Springs this morning.Read more...
- Mornington-Marion Downs
The 2017 Mornington Bird Survey recorded good numbers the endangered Gouldian FinchRead more...
Related field program updates
AWC has started work establishing the largest feral cat-free area on mainland Australia. The Newhaven project will be the first project in Australia’s history to deliver a significant increase in the population of more than 10 nationally threatened mammal species including the Bilby, the Numbat and the Mala.Read more...
- Mallee Cliffs
- Field Programs
- Feral cat and fox control | Fire management | Wildlife translocations | Feral cat research | Science: surveys and research | Feral herbivore control | Weed control
Sir David Attenborough on AWC | Mt Gibson: Bringing back the Red-tailed Phascogale | North Head: Return of Eastern Pygmy Possums | Kalamurina: Secret life of Dingoes | Newhaven Endangered Wildlife Restoration Project | Mallee Cliffs and the Pilliga: Measuring ecological healthRead more...